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Dying to Work: Death and Injury in the American Workplace

Jonathan D. Karmel

Abstract

Dying to Work is a collection of short stories from and about workers who were injured or killed on the job. The stories are bookended by a brief history of safety laws that still today leave millions of workers without effective compensation and employers without any meaningful incentive to keep their workers safe. In the last part of the book, Dying to Work attempts to provide some answers to questions about worker safety, and to offer policy suggestions that may make American workers safer and employers more accountable. In the end, Dying to Work insists that Americans change their mindset ... More

Keywords: occupational injuries, occupational deaths, occupational illness, OSHA regulations, OSHA enforcement, accidents, narrative

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781501709982
Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.7591/cornell/9781501709982.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jonathan D. Karmel, author
Karmel Law Firm

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